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Harley Benton SC-550 Plus EMG PAF

Electric Guitar

  • Deluxe Series
  • Body: Okoume
  • Top: AA flamed maple
  • Neck: Nyatoh
  • Neck attachment: Set-in
  • Fretboard: Roasted jatoba
  • Fretboard inlays: White pearloid trapezoids
  • Binding: Ivory
  • Neck profile: 1960 C - Thickness at the 1st fret: 20.5 mm; Thickness at the 12th fret: 22.5 mm
  • Fretboard radius: 350 mm
  • Scale: 629 mm
  • Nut width: 43 mm
  • Nut: Graphite
  • Frets: 22 Medium jumbo
  • Pickups: 2 EMG Retro Active FAT 55 Zebra PAF Style Alnico-5 humbuckers
  • Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone
  • 3-Way switch
  • Bridge: WSC LP17 Tune-O-Matic
  • Machine heads: WSC Schaller Style J01 locking
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Original strings: D'Addario EXL110, .010 - .046
  • Colour: Paradise Amber Flame Gloss
  • Made in Indonesia

Further Information

Colour Amber
Body Okoume
Top Maple
Neck Nyatoh
Fretboard Jatoba
Frets 22
Scale 628 mm
Pickups HH
Tremolo None
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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Great guitar!
Jorode, 10.03.2021
The guitar came with a very good setup, only minor tweaks to the intonation but it was not really needed. Finish was flawless, could not find any problems. Only con was that the truss rod cover was missing, it has been there so i think it was removed during setup and forgot to put in place after. But i have contacted thomann and i will get one.
Great guitar with awsome pickups, they have very good clarity and does work well whitout battery but i will use the active function with battery because it sound great.
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This is an amazing guitar!
Norman_R, 07.04.2021
The reviews were right, this is a massive step up in quality from the SC-550 Deluxe, light years better, in fact. I have the 550 Deluxe but, although it looks great and plays well, I always felt the sound let it down. This, on the other hand, sounds fabulous, a real big sound but one that positively chimes! Get one while you can.

One small gripe, and I don’t know if this is a common fault, but the bridge volume control knob was off when the guitar arrived and won’t stay on, I suspect because of the way the body is shaped. Anyone else having this issue?
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Lovely guitar!
JamesUK, 31.03.2021
Received today, packaged well and arrived a day early.

The quality is excellent, lovely smooth frets, no blemishes. The top is a perfect paradoise amber fade, not too light and not dark like the sc550.

I use it to play hard rock like GnR and is a perfect fit.

Pickups sound good, all round superb guitar that feels better than the price tag. On par with my Epiphone Les Paul Plus Top Pro but half the price.
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Top Instrument zu einem unschlagbaren Preis Leistungsverhältnis!
R. K.0917, 26.03.2021
Thomann hat mal wieder ganze Arbeit geleistet!.

Dieses Instrument kann ich jedem Empfehlen der eine sehr gute Gitarre im mittleren Preissegment sucht.
Ich spiele selbst seit 20 Jahren Gitarre und habe schon Gitarren von großen Herstellern besessen die das 5 Fache gekostet haben und ich kann sagen, aufgrund der Tonabnehmer von EMG, die hier ganze Arbeit leisten haben wir ein solides Instrument das für Rock, Metal und auch für Cleansounds bestens zu gebrauchen ist, für mich ein absoluter Allrounder.

Die Verarbeitung sowie Werkseinstellung waren ausgezeichnet ich habe nicht einen Mangel feststellen können. Ich wollte die Gitarre eigentlich nur zum testen bestellen aber die Gitarre hat mich sehr überzeugt und somit darf sie bleiben. Die Bespielbarkeit lässt keine Wünsche offen die Bünde sind glatt, keine scharfen Kanten etc. Die Saitenlage ist schön flach. Ich selbst spiele sie mit 48-11er Saiten und bin mehr als zufrieden. Die Tuner halten die Stimmung perfekt.

Ich kann hier eine klare kauf Empfehlung aussprechen. Wer ein super gutes Instrument haben will und nicht gerade extrem viel Geld ausgeben mag / kann macht hier absolut nichts falsch. Dank der sehr guten technischen Ausstattung die schon ab Werk vorhanden ist muss nicht einmal mehr Geld investiert werden (andere Tonabnehmer etc.). Die Gitarre ist sowohl für Anfänger als auch für Profis geeignet.

Fazit:

Positiv:
Verarbeitung
Optik
Klang
Spielgefühl (das muss man individuell beurteilen für mich aber Top!)
Technische Ausstattung (EMG´s, Lockin Tuner etc.)

Negativ:
nichts! ich konnte nichts finden!
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Electric Guitar Deluxe Series, Body: Okoume, Top: AA flamed maple, Neck: Nyatoh, Neck attachment: Set-in, Fretboard: Roasted jatoba, Fretboard inlays: White pearloid trapezoids, Binding: Ivory,...

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